Glen Rock, NJ (PRWEB) September 07, 2011
Lifepoint Informatics, a health IT leader specializing in clinical diagnostic connectivity solutions, announced today the appointment of Lee Barnard to the position of Chief Business Development Officer. As a member of the executive team at Lifepoint, Barnard will oversee the development of new products, improve and expand current offerings, generate new sources of revenue and manage strategic alliances. Mr. Barnard brings to Lifepoint over 20 years of experience providing product positioning for world-class technology and business solutions and has a proven record of success in managing customer connectivity initiatives to support operational and revenue growth objectives. He possesses expertise in all aspects of system interface solutions, business process solutions, computer/network programming, nationwide project delivery, IT cost analysis, budget administration, sales and marketing, and regulatory compliance.
“We’re very pleased to welcome Lee to the Lifepoint family,” said Bill Seay, CEO of Lifepoint Informatics. “Lee understands our field from every angle and is a highly practical, strategic and forward thinker. He will work with our team to improve and expand our solutions in order to best serve our clients in a rapidly changing health IT landscape.”
“I am delighted to join Lifepoint at an exciting time in healthcare,” said Lee Barnard. “Lifepoint demonstrates that delivering world-class diagnostic IT with the highest level of quality can be successfully balanced with business-oriented policies.”
Barnard most recently served as lead IT consultant for LabCorp on its management of National Reference Laboratory, a Mubadala Healthcare initiative in the United Arab Emirates. Prior to consulting for Labcorp, Lee held positions of chief operating officer at the eCast Corporation, senior vice president of sales and marketing at DocSite, LLC, and vice president and CIO at Centrex Clinical Laboratories. Lee also served 17 years with LabCorp holding various positions including vice president of the customer connectivity division.
About Lifepoint Informatics
Lifepoint Informatics is a leader in health IT focusing on laboratory outreach connectivity, health information exchange, and clinical data interoperability to deliver on its mission to help healthcare providers improve patient care and lower costs through the use of information technology. Since 1999, Lifepoint Informatics has enabled over 200 hospitals, clinical labs and anatomic pathology groups to grow their market share and extended their outreach programs through the deployment of its ONC certified Web Provider Portal and its comprehensive portfolio of ready-to-go EHR interfaces. For more information, please visit: http://www.lifepoint.com.
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